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Greene County sales tax receipts up in 2011

Feb 03, 2012 12:05 am
Ariel Zangla in The Daily Freeman reports that Greene County took in $26.66 million in sales tax in 2011, up $1.26 million from county forecasts, according to Greene County Treasurer Peter Markou. He said the county benefited from folks repairing damage from Hurricane Irene and buying things such as lumber and new appliances, and that vehicle sales were also strong locally. Read the full story in The Daily Freeman.